White Oak ISD Superintendent Michael Gilbert has confirmed that while the 'Thought of the Day' will continue to be included in morning announcements at White Oak High School, it will no longer include Biblical scripture.
First of all, I must start out by saying that this story is very personal to me. I was in New York City on top of the World Trade Center observation deck two weeks to the day before the horrific 9-11 tragedy.
Here's an update on the story I posted yesterday concerning the cheerleaders and students using Bible verses on their football game banners and signs at Kountze High School. The banners raised questions of religious freedom and the First Amendment.
Thirty-four Muslim shuttle drivers for Hertz have been suspended for praying on the job in Seattle. Zainab Aweis is an observant Muslim who prays five times a day and says her two prayer breaks at work have never been a problem before.